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Donald Trump Mocks John McCain’s Military Career In Latest Controversial Outburst

by : UNILAD on : 19 Jul 2015 17:23
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U.S presidential hopeful Donald Trump has been at it again.

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In his latest outburst, the business tycoon has decided to take aim at the military service of fellow Republican Party member John McCain.

Yesterday, Trump incredibly took aim at military veteran McCain, who himself ran for President in 2008.

Trump alleged that now U.S senator McCain is only popular due to the fact he was a prisoner of war for over five years during his time as a U.S Navy pilot.

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Unsurprisingly, politicians from both the Republicans and the Democrats didn’t take too kindly to Trump’s outrageous comments.

Trump later tried to defend his comments, first in a weak attempt at damage control with a thinly veiled apology on Twitter, soon followed by a longer not-so-apologetic rant about the whole situation on Facebook.

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I am not a fan of John McCain because he has done so little for our Veterans and he should know better than anybody what…

Posted by Donald J. Trump on Saturday, July 18, 2015

Subsequent Twitter posts from Trump and his campaign team today have only made the situation even worse.

https://twitter.com/BKcolin/status/622753024830742528

Still, if you can say one thing about Trump, it’s that he has an uncanny ability to p*ss off absolutely everybody! So that’s something…

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    Donald Trump mocks John McCain's military service, draws ire from both parties